Friday, 13 June 2014

Friday Project

Diane here with today's friday project and I have a a simple little gift for you using the Geranium Dinkie Pot

 A gift box containing three note cards and envelopes


You will need:
2 A4 sheets of card, one peach, one white
3 Dovecraft cards and envelopes 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"
2 pieces of coordinating patterned paper
Promarkers, pear green, peach, blush and cool grey 2
2mm foam tape
Scallop corner punch
To make the note cards:

1. Using scallop punch,  punch all four corners on 3 card blanks

2.  Cut 3 - 2" x 2 3/4"  of white card. Stamp geranium pot and colour using promarkers. Using scallop punch, punch all four corners.

3. Cut 3- 2 3/16" x 2 15/16" of  first patterned paper and scallop edges.

4. Cut 3 - 3 6/16" of second patterned paper and scallop edges.

 5. Glue geranium pot onto first patterned paper, then second patterned paper onto card base and mount geranium pot onto 3d foam tape onto card  front.

To make the box: 
  1. From the peach card, cut a "4 wide strip and score at 4"- 4 1/2"- 8 1/2 - 9

  2. Cut two small strips from the peach 1" x 4" and score at 1/4" down  both sides and crease.


3. Glue these two strips top and bottom of the middle 4" square as in photo.

4. Fold up right hand 4" square and glue to strips to form box. Then fold over top flap and crease.


To make belly band:

5. Cut a white strip of card at 9 3/4" x 1 3/4"
A strip of peach card at 9 3/4" x 1"
A strip of patterned paper at 9 3/4 x 3/4"

6. Wrap the white card strip round box, creasing it at side edges and glue together at front, making sure it slides up and down easily. Then repeat with peach card and patterned paper gluing on top of white card.

 7. Onto a 3" circle of white card, stamp and colour geranium pot. Cut two more circles 1/8 " bigger in the two patterned papers. mat and layer all three circles together using the 3d foam tape and  glue onto the belly band at front.

A super small gift to give to any friend, family or maybe a teacher.

Here is another gift set in purple and lilac.

hugs Diane xx


  1. Such a fantastic project Diane with really helpful photo's - thank you x

  2. Lovely project and a great present idea! The Dinky stamp is pretty and is coloured beautifully. Debra x

  3. Lovely little note cards Diane, they would make a great gift. Thank you for the instructions - I would love to have a go at this. Pat x